THURS., FEB. 8 Somis Thursday Club 11:15 a.m. at 5380 Bell St., Somis. Local women’s club. Ishara Bailis speaks on “10 habits to add vitality to your life.” $15 at door for lunch. RSVP requested. Phone: 805.388.1275. Email: crusin222@gmail.com. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Park, 5005 E. Los Angeles Ave., room A, […]

Participants warm up for Pam’s Run

The 10th annual Westlake Village Pancreatic Cancer Research Run/Walk will be held Sat., Feb. 24 at Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. Onsite registration for what is also known as Pam’s Run will begin at 7 a.m. The 10K Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m. The 5K Run/Walk will commence at 9:30 a.m. The 1K Kids Fun Run […]

Debating SPLC

I was both amused and disheartened by Ms. Goodman’s response to a letter in which I defended the Southern Poverty Law Center. Amused by the extreme right wing misinformation which Goodman presented and disheartened by the fact that such inane attitude is still held in this day. I assume Alex Jones must be her mentor. She mentions Alliance Defending Freedom […]

Seniors can benefit from new ‘smart’ speakers

Never too old for new tricks

My husband and I recently made an investment in a Google Home Mini (on sale for $39.95). I had heard about how this smart speaker that responds to your voice could be fun and useful. You’ve probably heard about the Google Home and Amazon Echo devices, the latter commonly referred to as “Alexa.” Essentially, they’re smart speakers that respond to […]

Musical recycles Broadway themes

play review /// ‘Sister Act’

Singing nuns on Broadway are hardly a novel concept, what with the success of “The Sound of Music” (1959) and off-Broadway’s “Nunsense” (1985), but old habits are hard to break. When the Whoopi Goldberg vehicle “Sister Act” made its transformation from hit film to stage musical in 2006, few thought it more than just another attempt to appeal to Broadway’s […]

Take your Acorn on vacation

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